Take your time

Isn’t it ironic how a bad day or some bad news can change you in a matter of seconds, while if you are looking for happiness you have to work hard to achieve it? Happiness requires energy, a desire to live, to move. Just like updating your Windows, happiness has to meet some requirements to…

Music fueled my darkness

Music has therapeutic properties and it acts as a medium in helping you understand and process your emotions. It can calm down your mind when you’re anxious or overthinking. It even has the ability to energize you and make you dance, elevating your mood. But I was self-destructive and I used it as a way…

Engage with others

This was a tough one for me. Depression isolates you. It’s like a manipulative boyfriend who wants to control every aspect of your life and separates you from your friends and family. It constantly reminds you of your flaws, how weak you are, how unworthy, how you don’t deserve anything. Don’t listen to it. Answer…

Comfort food or comfort your food?

Whenever your body needs something, it will let you know. Loud and clear. You just have to tune in the right frequency. When you’re trying to heal yourself, you have to listen closely to those needs and understand them. Remember to always be kind to your body, but don’t overindulge in crappy food. When your…

Get out of the door!

Even if you don’t feel like it, go outside. Get dressed, wash your face, brush your hair, create movement. Get out of the door. I can’t tell for how many times I stood in front of the door, ready to go outside, but changed my mind and went back to bed, thinking “This is stupid….

Get out of bed!

It’s very good to take a day or two off to mend your heart, but be careful not to fall deeper into the pain and find comfort in it. No matter how soft the bedsheets are, how fluffy the pillow, or how warm the blanket is, you need to move! I remember my worst days…